List of acquisitions by CA Technologies

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CA Technologies (formerly known as Computer Associates), is a multinational computer software corporation that develops and markets information technology (IT) management software. CA has a long history of acquisitions in the software industry. Each acquisition is for the respective company in its entirety, unless otherwise specified. The acquisition date listed is the date of the agreement between CA and the subject of the acquisition. The value of each acquisition is listed in US dollars because CA is headquartered in the United States. If the value of an acquisition is not listed, then it is undisclosed. If the CA product that is derived from the acquired company is known, then it is also listed here.

Acquisitions[edit]

Number Acquisition date Company Business Country Value (USD) Used as / Integrated with References
1 1981 Viking Data Systems, Inc. USA [1]
2 1982 Capex Corporation OS/MVS (primarily) and DOS/VSE USA $22,000,000 [2]
3 1983 Stewart P. Orr Associates USA $2,000,000 [3]
4 1983 Information Unlimited Software Word processing USA $10,000,000 [4]
5 1984 Johnson Systems, Inc. Job accounting USA $16,000,000 [3]
6 1984 Sorcim Spreadsheets USA $27,000,000 CA-SuperCalc [3]
7 1985 Arkay Computer DOS/VSE migration to MVS USA Undisclosed CA-CONVERTOR [3][5]
8 1985 Top Secret - from CGA Computer Computer Security USA $25,000,000 CA-Top Secret [3][6]
9 1986 Integrated Software Systems Corporation Computer graphics USA $67,000,000 [3]
11 1986 Software International Accounting software USA $24,000,000 [3]
12 1987 Uccel Tape Management System, Job scheduling, Rerun/Restart, Mainframe Security USA $870,000,000 Unicenter CA-1, CA-7, CA-11, CA-ACF2 [3][7]
13 1988 Applied Data Research Flowcharting software, Database management system USA $170,000,000 CA Datacom/DB [3][8]
14 December 25, 1989 Cullinet Database management system USA $300,000,000 CA IDMS [9]
15 August 1991 On-Line Software International Inc Debuggers USA $120,000,000 [10]
16 September 16, 1991 Pansophic Systems Change management USA $290,000,000 [11][12]
17 December 2, 1991 Access Technology VAX USA [13]
18 May 6, 1992 Nantucket Corporation Xbase USA $80,000,000 CA-Clipper [14]
19 October 1992 Glockenspiel C++ compiler USA Aspen [15]
20 May 30, 1994 ASK Corporation Unix database USA $311,000,000 Ingres [16]
21 May 25, 1995 Legent Corporation USA $1,780,000,000 [17]
22 October 7, 1996 Cheyenne Software Backup USA $1,200,000,000 CA ARCserve [18]
23 November 12, 1997 Avalan Technology, Inc. USA [19]
24 December 23, 1997 AI Ware Artificial intelligence USA Undisclosed [20]
25 August 5, 1998 Realogic, Inc. Consulting USA Undisclosed Global Professional Services Division [21]
26 1998 LDA Systems, Inc. Consulting USA Undisclosed Global Professional Services Division [22]
27 October 29, 1998 Viewpoint DataLabs International, Inc. USA [23]
28 September 2, 1998 QXCOM database management for Lotus Notes USA Unicenter TNG Lotus Notes/Domino [24]
29 February 8, 1999 Computer Management Sciences, Inc USA $435,000,000 [25]
30 March 29, 1999 Platinum Technology USA $3,500,000,000 [26]
31 2000 Applied Management Systems Inc. USA
33 October 9, 2000 Sterling Software USA $3,910,000,000 [27]
34 2003 SilentRunner USA [28]
35 2003 Netreon SAN management USA BrightStor SAN Designer [29]
36 March 11, 2004 Miramar PC migration USA Undisclosed Brightstor [30]
37 August 16, 2004 PestPatrol Anti-spyware USA Undisclosed CA Anti-Spyware [31][32]
38 October 6, 2004 Netegrity Network security USA $430,000,000 eTrust [33]
39 June 27, 2005 Tiny Software Personal firewall USA Undisclosed CA Personal Firewall [34]
40 June 7, 2005 Concord Communications USA [35]
41 October 17, 2005 iLumin e-mail archiving USA Undisclosed Brightstor [36]
42 June 10, 2005 Niku IT Governance USA $350,000,000 Clarity [37]
43 January 5, 2006 Wily Technology Application performance management USA $375,000,000 [38]
44 July 12, 2006 XOSoft backup USA CA ARCserve [39]
45 April 13, 2006 Cybermation Mainframe management USA $75,000,000 [40]
46 January 11, 2006 Control-F1 USA [41]
47 September 27, 2006 Cendura Application management USA [42]
48 June 14, 2006 MDY Group Records retention management USA [43]
49 October 7, 2008 IDFocus Identity management USA Undisclosed [44]
50 November 13, 2008 Eurekify Role-based access control Israel Undisclosed [45]
51 January 5, 2009 Orchestria Data security USA Undisclosed [46]
52 November 19, 2009 NetQoS USA CA NetQoS Super Agent [47]
53 January 11, 2010 Oblicore Service level management USA [48]
54 June 2, 2009 Cassatt Data center automation USA [49]
55 February 24, 2010 3tera Cloud computing USA Undisclosed CA Spectrum Infrastructure Manager [50]
56 March 11, 2010 Nimsoft Application monitoring USA $350,000,000 [51]
57 August 12, 2010 4Base Technology Cloud computing consulting USA Undisclosed Global Virtualization and Cloud Consulting Team [52]
58 August 30, 2010 Arcot Authentication USA $200,000,000 SiteMinder [53]
59 September 28, 2010 Hyperformix Capacity planning USA Undisclosed [54]
60 August 16, 2011 WatchMouse Website Monitoring Netherlands Undisclosed CA APM Cloudmonitor [55][56]
61 April 22, 2013 Layer 7 Technologies API Management Canada $155,000,000 [57][58]
62 April 22, 2013 Nolio Application release automation Israel +$40,000,000 CA LISA [59]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  18. ^ Computer Associates To Acquire Cheyenne Software, Inc., BusinessWire, October 7, 1996
  19. ^ Computer Associates Acquires All Assets of AvalanTechnology, Inc., BusinessWire, November 12, 1997
  20. ^ CA Acquires Artificial Intelligence Company AI Ware, KM World, December 23, 1997
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  22. ^ Girard, Kim (November 25, 1998). "CA buys LDA Systems". CNET. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  23. ^ Computer Associates Acquires Viewpoint Datalabs, BusinessWire, October 29, 1998
  24. ^ CA buys QXCOM, The Register, September 2, 1998
  25. ^ CA To Acquire CMSI For $435 Million, CRN, February 8, 1999
  26. ^ Computer Associates To Acquire PLATINUM Technology in Largest Software Deal in History, BusinessWire, March 29, 1999
  27. ^ Computer Associates in $3.91 billion deal; in industry's biggest pact, Sterling Software to add to mainframe business
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  29. ^ CA Acquires Netreon, DM Review Online, February 5, 2003
  30. ^ CA buys desktop management software maker, CNET.com, March 11, 2004
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  32. ^ CA Acquires PestPatrol, ByteAndSwitch
  33. ^ Dubie, Denise (October 6, 2004). "CA snags Netegrity for security". Network World. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  34. ^ CA Acquires Tiny Software, June 27, 2005 (CA web page)
  35. ^ Aprisma is Now CA (CA web page)
  36. ^ Boulton , Clint (October 17, 2005). "CA Stores iLumin". Internet News. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  37. ^ "Computer Associates to acquire Niku in USD350m deal". Telecomworldwire. 2005. 
  38. ^ CA Acquires Privately Held Wily Technology (CA web page)
  39. ^ CA acquires XOsoft, adds replication to ARCserve, searchstorage.com
  40. ^ CA ups stake in mainframe management with Cybermation acquisition, NetworkWorld.com, April 13, 2006
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  42. ^ CA makes buyout to boost application management, NetworkWorld.com, September 27, 2006
  43. ^ A buys MDY for records retention management, searchstorage.com, June 14, 2006
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  47. ^ NetQoS, a CA Technologies Company
  48. ^ CA Acquires Oblicore, Leader in IT Service Level Management
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  50. ^ Urquhart, James (February 24, 2010). "CA to acquire cloud platform provider 3Tera". CNET. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 
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  52. ^ Gohring, Nancy (2010-08-12). "CA buys cloud consulting company 4Base". IDG. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 
  53. ^ Kanaracus, Chris (2010-08-30). "CA buying Arcot for cloud authentication services". Network World. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  54. ^ Bednarz, Ann (2010-09-28). "CA picks up Hyperformix for virtual capacity management". Network World. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  55. ^ "CA Technologies Acquires Watchmouse B.V. (WatchMouse)". ca.com. Retrieved Apr 14, 2014. 
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  57. ^ "CA Technologies to acquire privately held Layer 7 Technologies". ca.com. Retrieved Apr 22, 2013. 
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  59. ^ . ca.com New Comprehensive Application Delivery Suite Features Major Release of CA LISA 7.0 and Nolio Acquisition http://cacompreview.ca.com/us/news/press-releases/na/2013/ca-technologies-addresses-critical-devops-challenges-to-help-it-accelerate-innovation.aspx New Comprehensive Application Delivery Suite Features Major Release of CA LISA 7.0 and Nolio Acquisition. Retrieved Apr 22, 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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